Mayoral elections

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks during a press conference at City Hall on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. She discussed the video of Chicago police mistakenly searching the wrong house and said the city will no longer withhold video from residents seeking police records of their own incidents. (Anthony Vazquez/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
December 18, 2020 - 9:25 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Pastors disturbed over how Chicago police treated a Black woman whose home was the target of a wrong raid spoke with the mayor Friday, demanding more information about the 2019 incident and the city's efforts to keep a lid on bodycam video. It was the latest development in the case...
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FILE - El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser speaks during a city meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. El Paso residents have elected a new mayor, handing a defeat to incumbent Mayor Dee Margo in favor of his predecessor, Oscar Leeser, in a runoff race defined by the city’s coronavirus crisis. Leeser, who was mayor of the West Texas city on the Mexican border from 2013 through 2017, won with an overwhelming 82% of the vote, according to El Paso County's unofficial tally. (AP Photo/Astrid Galvan, file)
December 13, 2020 - 11:57 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — El Paso residents have elected a new mayor, handing a defeat to incumbent Mayor Dee Margo in favor of his predecessor, Oscar Leeser, in a runoff race defined by the city’s coronavirus crisis. Leeser, who was mayor of the West Texas city on the Mexican border from 2013 through...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2020, file photo Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan addresses a news conference about changes being made in the police department in Seattle. Durkan says she won't run for re-election following a term beset by the pandemic and policing protests. Durkan made the announcement Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in a video message to supporters, saying she wanted to focus on recovering from the pandemic and other challenges. Durkan, a longtime lawyer and former U.S. attorney in Seattle, is in her first term in office. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
December 07, 2020 - 4:37 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a moderate Democrat who faced criticism from the right and left this summer over her handling of policing protests and the city's so-called “autonomous zone,” said Monday she will not run for re-election. Instead, she said, she wants to spend the rest of...
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FILE - Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for coronavirus. The president on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 confirmed in a tweet that Giuliani had tested positive for the virus. Giuliani has traveled extensively to battleground states in effort to help Trump subvert his election loss. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, file)
December 06, 2020 - 11:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for the coronavirus, making him the latest in Trump's inner circle to contract the disease that is now surging across the U.S. Giuliani was exhibiting some symptoms and was admitted Sunday...
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters after voting during the run-off municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. Bolsonaro, who sometimes has embraced the label "Trump of the Tropics," said Sunday he'll wait a little longer before recognizing the U.S. election victory of Joe Biden, while also echoing President Donald Trump's allegations of irregularities in the U.S. vote. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
November 30, 2020 - 12:05 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro suffered big losses in Brazil's just-completed municipal elections, with only five mayoral candidates he supported winning their races and none of them in the most important cities. The president's worst rebuff came in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, where...
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Members of a mobile electoral commission prepare go to voters during local elections in the capital Sarajevo, Bosnia, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. Polls have opened at Bosnian local elections, where over 3 million voters will have the right to choose their local mayors and city hall parliament members for the next four years. Despite the huge number in positive cases and deaths from coronavirus in Bosnia, thousands of people have flocked the polling stations early Sunday. (AP Photo/Kemal Softic)
November 16, 2020 - 4:28 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Opposition candidates have won council seats and mayoral posts in Bosnia’s biggest cities, dealing a painful blow to the long-entrenched nationalists in nationwide municipal elections held amid a major surge in coronavirus infections and deaths. Riding a wave of...
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Surrounded by federal police officers, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, center, leaves a polling station after voting in municipal elections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Ricardo Borges)
November 15, 2020 - 12:40 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilians voted for mayors and councilors nationwide on Sunday in an election that could be an early indicator of President Jair Bolsonaro’s prospects if he runs for re-election in 2022. About 148 million people were eligible to vote in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and thousands...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg speaks during a FOX News Channel Town Hall in Manassas, Va. After pouring more than $1.2 billion of his personal fortune into presidential politics this election, Bloomberg has little to show for it. His only win during a short-lived bid for the White House was in American Samoa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 14, 2020 - 12:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After pouring more than $1.2 billion of his personal fortune into presidential politics this election, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has little to show for it. His only win during a short-lived Democratic bid for the White House was in the territory of American Samoa. And...
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Supporters of Brazilian President Bolsonaro burn protective masks while rallying in favor of Bolsonaro's position that no one will be forced to use them and get an eventual coronavirus vaccine, on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. Brazil has confirmed more than 159,000 deaths from the virus, the second highest in the world, behind only the U.S. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)
November 01, 2020 - 5:33 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Small groups of protesters gathered in Brazil's two biggest cities Sunday to demonstrate against any mandate for the taking of a coronavirus vaccine, supporting a rejection campaign encouraged by President Jair Bolsonaro. People assembled in downtown Sao Paulo calling for the...
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September 28, 2020 - 6:59 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — After handing Ion Aliman victory in the election for their local mayor, residents of a small village in southern Romania went to his grave to light candles for him. Aliman was reelected in a landslide for an unprecedented third term as mayor of the village of Deveselu...
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